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CBS
Sep 19, 2010 6:00am PDT
on chairs suspended from ropes from the top of the cliff. their job was to groom the cliff side so that rocks wouldn't fall on the men working below. >> reporter: so they're chicago he willing away. >> they're chicago he willing away, boring holes for dynamite. they're placing dynamite. they're doing all these things and they're doing it basically suspended in midair. some of them got reputations as being real acrobats. people would come to the top of the cliff to watch them perform. >> reporter: the project was finished in 1935 for more than $100 million. equivalent to about a quarter of the country's entire annual public works budget back then. f.d.r. himself showed up to dedicate it. >> on behalf of the nation, we say to you well done. >> reporter: it's its official name was bolder dam. the democrats in power, having stripped republican hoover's name right off it. >> hoover, of course, is out of office. not only was he not invited. it was a full day of ceremony. many many speeches including the keynote speech by the president himself. and herbert hoover's name was not mentioned
CBS
Sep 26, 2010 6:00am PDT
-aged fans. >> radiant bride and a handsome groom. debbie and eddie are finally mr. and mrs. . >> osgood: in 1955 he married actress debbie reynolds and later serenaded her on the cbs show person to person. ♪ your eyes are the eyes of a woman in love ♪ >> reporter: other edward r murrow's gentle questioning they appeared very nearly the perfect couple. >> i think we agree on most opinions all the time. she's very, very wonderful girl to say the least. >> except i talk a low. >> reporter: the whole country started to talk when fisher took up with elizabeth taylor after her husband mike todd's death. fisher's divorce from reynolds and marriage to taylor triggered a back lash that soured his career. adding insult to injury taylor eventually left fisher for actor richard burton. years later with daughter carrie fisher by her side debbie reynolds told our rita braver that she and elizabeth taylor had actually become friends. >> she was just as dumb as i was. >> reporter: as for carrie fisher her public comments about her father were sometimes a little harsh. >> the best thing elizabeth ta
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